Join A Dining Rewards Program for Bonus Miles + Current Sign-Up Bonuses

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – The Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express OPEN, The Platinum Card from American Express, Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express, Starwood Preferred Guest Business Credit Card from American Express This question comes from TPG reader Seth, who asked: “How…

Earn Up To 3,000 Bonus United Miles By Joining The MileagePlus Dining Program

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Chase Sapphire Preferred, Sony Card from Capital One Dining rewards programs can be a great way to double dip on your points and miles earning by accruing points not only by using a points-earning credit card to pay for meals…

Barclaycard Is On a Roll: More Things They Can Do to Dominate the Travel Reward Credit Card Industry

While there are numerous credit card companies, only a handful offer really valuable travel rewards credit cards. For years American Express was the premier issuer of valuable, transferable points. They still are a major force, but Chase has doubled down in the past five years and offers a huge portfolio of some of the best…

Maximize Monday: Choosing the Best Site and Credit Card for Purchasing Hotel Stays

Update: Some of the offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express, Starwood Preferred Guest Business Credit Card from American Express, Citi Hilton HHonors Visa Signature Card For today’s Maximize Monday post, TPG contributor Jason Steele takes a look at how to earn the…

Maximize Monday: Fixed-Value Travel Points

The sign-up offer for the Chase Sapphire Preferred card has been increased from 40,000 to 50,000 points after $4,000 spent within the first three months. You can earn an additional 5,000 points when you add an authorized user and make a purchase within the first 3 months as well. Update: Some offers mentioned below are…

Maximizing Amex Post 1: Understanding the Card Offering

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – The Platinum Card from American Express No two American Express cards are the same, so I thought a good place to start on my Maximizing American Express series would be understanding their card offering. I’ve organized them into three categories:…